Thanksgiving myths debunked

Published On: Nov 19 2012 09:31:00 AM PST   Updated On: Aug 01 2014 11:31:56 AM PDT

Think you know the real story of Thanksgiving? You may have been taken in by these Thanksgiving myths.

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Fact: The Pilgrims' feast was a three-day festival that happened sometime between late September and early October. President Abraham Lincoln set the holiday as the last Thursday of November in 1863, and Congress approved President Franklin Roosevelt's desire to move it to the fourth Thursday of November in 1941, according to The History Channel.


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